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Introduction to modern Hindu law.

J. Duncan M. Derrett

Introduction to modern Hindu law.

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Published by Indian Branch, Oxford University Press in [Bombay] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hindu law.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsIndia (Republic)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxciv, 653 p.
    Number of Pages653
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL276472M
    LC Control Numbersa 64002379
    OCLC/WorldCa1297790

    This book provides a much-needed thematic and historical introduction to Hinduism, the religion of the majority of people in India. Dr Flood traces the development of Hindu traditions from their ancient origins, through the major deities of Visnu, Siva and the Goddess, to the modern world. Hinduism is discussed as both a global religion and a form of nationalism/5(6).


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